NPS Releases Flood Adaptation Guidelines for Historic Buildings

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:15pm

The National Park Service this week released new flood adaptation guidelines to help property owners make their historic buildings–including those financed with historic tax credit (HTC) equity–more resilient to flooding risks while preserving their historic character. Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings includes guidelines to help property owners identify and evaluate adaptation options to best preserve the historic character, site and setting of their buildings.

The 2020 Novogradac Historic Rehabilitation Handbook provides an overview of the HTC, including intricacies of the incentive.